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Miners Baths Flip-Flops – 1970s 1980s Issue

Miners Baths Flip-Flops. Made from Foam and Rubber. Size 11″ x 4″ inches. These Flip-Flops were issued by the N.C.B in the 1970s – 80s to be used while showering to combat the risk of Verruca’s and Athletes Foot. In the 1950s – 60s the N.C.B. had introduced the Cork and PVC Baths Slippers. The Cork and PVC material was ... Read More »

Miners Baths Slippers – 1950s 1960s Issue.

Miners Baths Slippers. Made from Cork and PVC. Size 11″ x 4 1/2″ inches. These slippers were issued by the N.C.B in the 1950s – 60s to be used while showering to combat the risk of Verruca’s and Athletes Foot. The Cork and PVC material was prone to drying-out and splitting. In the 1970s the N.C.B. introduced the Foam Rubber ... Read More »

C. M. Snuff Tin

C M Snuff Tin. The C. M. Snuff was made by Gawith Hoggarth & Co Ltd Kendal, England. Size 1 1/2″ diameter. This brand of snuff was issued in all Colliery Canteens. Read More »

Old Miners Clay Pipe Made By Thomas White – Scotland

                             Thomas White of Scotland 1823 – 1876 This is a Coal Miners old Clay tobacco smoking pipe, It has the makers mark T. W. in a circular cartouche and the design of a Miners Lamp and a Pick and Shovel on each side of the bowl (as seen in the images). Size 5″ x 1 1/2″ inches.   Read More »

Old Miners Clay Pipe Made By Thomas White – Scotland

                             Thomas White of Scotland 1823 – 1876 This is a Coal Miners old Clay tobacco smoking pipe, It has the makers mark T. W. in a circular cartouche and the design of a Miners Lamp and a Pick and Shovel on each side of the bowl (as seen in the images). Size 5″ x 1 1/2″ inches. Read More »

Old Miners Clay Pipe Made By Thomas White – Scotland

                            Thomas White of Scotland 1823 – 1876 This is a Coal Miners old Clay tobacco smoking pipe, It has the makers mark T. W. in a circular cartouche and the design of a Miners Lamp and a Pick and Shovel on each side of the bowl (as seen in the images). Size 5″ x 1 1/2″ inches. Read More »

A French Miners Pit Head Baths Suspended Clothes Basket

A French Miners Pit Head Baths Suspended Clothes Basket. Made from Galvanised Iron. Size 12″ x 5″ x 4″. The Pit Head Baths story The idea of Pithead Baths in the UK had been mentioned as early as 1889 though they were not really seen to be taken seriously until just before WW1. They were in use in Germany in ... Read More »

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